What is another word for flowerpot?

96 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ flˈa͡ʊəpˌɒt], [ flˈa‍ʊəpˌɒt], [ f_l_ˈaʊ_ə_p_ˌɒ_t]

A flowerpot is a container used for growing plants. It is a vital item in every gardener's toolkit. There are numerous synonyms for the word "flowerpot". Some of these synonyms include planter, container, flower holder, garden pot, plant pot and flower container. Gardeners use these synonyms interchangeably according to their preferences, but all these words refer to a vessel used for growing plants. Other related synonyms include urn, vase, cache-pot, basin, pot, receptacle, and pail. These words depict different types of plant containers, ranging from decorative to practical and can be used to help distinguish between different types of flower pots and planters.

Related words: clay flowerpot, clay flower pot, flowerpot holder, flowerpot plant

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      • Noun, singular or mass
        pot.

    What are the hypernyms for Flowerpot?

    A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
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    What are the hyponyms for Flowerpot?

    Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
    • hyponyms for flowerpot (as nouns)

    Usage examples for Flowerpot

    Mr. Smith says "you will have to confess your inability to imagine what on earth the gentleman with the long hair, who is carefully balancing himself on one leg against the flowerpot-stand, and the pretty girl with the bouquet, can find to talk about so long, so earnestly."
    "John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1"
    William Powell Frith
    In her works the allusions to art are much less frequent than to music; but from a few hints here and there, it is possible to form some idea of her taste, one very significant passage in 'Adam Bede' showing her peculiar love of Dutch paintings, and her readiness to turn without shrinking "from cloud-borne angels, from prophets, sibyls, and heroic warriors, to an old woman bending over her flowerpot, or eating her solitary dinner, while the noonday light, softened perhaps by a screen of leaves, falls on her mob-cap, and just touches the rim of her spinning-wheel and her stone jug, and all those cheap common things which are the precious necessaries of life to her."
    "George Eliot"
    Mathilde Blind
    A flowerpot stood on the window-sill; perhaps ten years ago it had had a flower in it, but now it held the apothecary's empty phials.
    "A Dozen Ways Of Love"
    Lily Dougall

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